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Terex CTT 331-16 Flat Top Tower Crane Works at CPRI Center, India The Central Power Research Institute (CPRI) is using a Terex CTT 331-16 flat top tower crane to erect transmission tower components for testing various parameters such as strength and stability. The CTT 33116 was delivered in response to a public tender issued by the Indian Power Ministry, just two months after the opening of the new Terex Cranes facility in Pune. Acting as an independent body for the testing and certification of transmission towers throughout India, CPRI is operating the CTT 33116 at its Transmission Tower Testing Center in Bangalore. The crane is configured in “R2” configuration with a 196.8 ft. (60 m) jib, 254 ft. (77.6 m) free standing height equipped with telescopic cage and 31.5 ton (28.6 t) counterweight. Mr. B. N. Dinesh Kumar, joint director, CPRI, Bangalore comments, “Working with Terex Cranes, India, has been a good experience and everything has run according to schedule. Terex Cranes, India, provided us with the high level of responsiveness, expertise and support that we needed throughout the process. The CTT 331-16 is a reliable and extremely maneuverable machine and we are delighted with the way it’s performing.” “Our team’s goal was to provide CPRI with a solution tailored to their specific needs. Given the institute’s activity, it became clear that they would do better to invest in a state-of-the-art machine capable of offering higher levels of performance than the conventional crane type they initially had in mind”, said T.R. Badarinarayan, executive director, Terex Cranes, India.

The CTT 331-16 was delivered in response to a public tender issued by the Indian Power Ministry, just two months after the opening of the new Terex Cranes facility in Pune.

Terex CTT 331-16 The CTT 331-16 is one of the best known tower cranes made at the Terex Cranes facility in Fontanafredda, Italy. The CTT 331-16 has an excellent price/performance ratio. It offers fast winch speed, large capacity drum, 17.6 ton (16 t) load capacity and a maximum jib length of 246 ft. (75 m). The freestanding height can reach 303 ft. (92.6 m). Terex Cranes, India has employed a team of experienced and highly trained engineering, sales, maintenance and logistics experts at facilities covering 3,000 sq. ft. of sales and service offices, plus a 2,000 sq. ft. spare parts center, in Pune. For Terex Cranes, the rapid delivery of the first CTT 331-16 tower crane to India, within months of opening facilities in the region, illustrates how the distinct advantages of a global corporation can be combined with delivering fast, efficient results on a local level.

300 highly skilled engineers and scientists besides other supporting staff. With its head office located in Bangalore, the Institute has six state-ofthe-art infrastructure facilities in Bhopal, Hyderbad, Nagpur, Noida, Kolkata and Guwahati. For more information, visit CQ

About CPRI, India Central Power Research Institute is a leading authority under the Ministry of Power. Created in 1960 by the Government of India, it functions as a center for applied research in electrical power engineering assisting the electrical industry in product development and quality assurance. CPRI also serves as an independent authority for the testing and certification of power equipment. CPRI’s governing body includes eminent professionals from industries and utilities, prestigious academic and research institutions and the government. It employs more than

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Dawes Rigging & Crane Rental Convenes Annual Safety Meeting Dawes Rigging & Crane Rental held its annual safety meeting on Feb. 26, with 130 employees from the company’s four locations in attendance. The meeting presentations centered on ways to improve safety and reviewed some specific safety requirements of the new OSHA Cranes & Derricks in Construction Final Rule 1926.1400. Steve Freckmann, Dawes general manager, and Rick Peters, engineering and safety manager, presented initiatives for improving the company’s overall safety. Planned tactics include increasing the number of job site safety audits and expanding the safety committee at each of the four Dawes branches to include more field and shop employees. As a member of the ALL Family of Companies, Dawes is emulating the corporate-wide effort to involve everyone in improving safety. Pete Nowak, assistant safety director, presented “Hazard Recognition and Safety Culture.” He discussed the negative impact of accidents on the employee, such as loss of earnings, discomfort due to injury, and loss of mobility to enjoy personal time, as well as the negative effects on the company, such as lost time by fellow workers, lost time for repairing damaged equipment, overhead costs, and damage to the company’s rep-

utation and EMR rating. Using a safety wheel to illustrate, Nowak recommended a preventive cycle of recognize, correct, and prevent. Guest Speakers Guest speaker Bob Pendowski, lineman trainer of WE Energies, discussed power line safety and explained proper procedures for working around both high- and lowvoltage lines. He also explained the new 20-ft. (6 m) power line setback rule (OSHA 1926.1407). David Johnson, an attorney for SmithAmundsen in Chicago and a crane accident specialist, offered analyses of crane accidents and their causes and discussed responsibilities of the personnel involved with lifting operations. He also reviewed OSHA’s 1926.1418 Authority to Stop Operation rule, allowing crane operators to stop a lift if they think it’s unsafe: “Whenever there is a concern as to safety, the operator must have the authority to stop and refuse to handle loads until a qualified person has determined that safety has been assured.” For more information, call 800/236-5335 or visit

Manitowoc Cranes to Build First Latin American Factory in Brazil Manitowoc Cranes has announced it will build its first Latin American factory in Brazil. The facility will be located in Passo Fundo, a city in the southern state of Rio Grande do Sul. Larry Weyers, executive vice president of Manitowoc Cranes’ Americas region, said the company intends to build different models of cranes at the new factory. “It’s time for us to start manufacturing here,” he said. “Our philosophy is always to be as close to customers as possible. That applies to everything we do — design, manufacturing, sales and service. Over the last few years, we have significantly enhanced our presence in Latin America, and this new factory demonstrates Manitowoc’s belief in the market potential.”

Construction of the 29,899 sq. yd. (25,000 sq m) factory is expected to begin 60 days after final approval by local government officials. Upon completion, it is expected to generate more than 300 jobs. The initial focus of the factory will be the production of mobile hydraulic cranes. Manitowoc anticipates the first cranes will come off the production line as quickly as 15 months after construction begins. Manitowoc Cranes will also maintain its sales and service office in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The company has been active in Brazil and the wider Latin American market for more than 20 years. It runs a regional network of offices and dealerships, including many staff and facilities committed to its Manitowoc Crane Care customer service operation. 11

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Crews Place First Steel Girders for Sakonnet River Bridge in R.I. By Jay Adams

By May 2012, or perhaps sooner, the estimated $163.7 million project — being built by Cardi Corporation of Warwick, R. I., under the auspices of the Rhode Island Department of Transportation — will be fully erect. Ground first was broken for this greatly anticipated project in April 2009.


It is the shape of things to come, one giant girder at a time. On Jan. 19, fighting a month of high winds, storms and snow, Cardi Corporation and its subcontractors got a clear day, and lifted the first three enormous steel girders by crane over the shores of Tiverton. Those girders, and about 109 more, will eventually become the bridge decking for vehicles for the new Sakonnet River Bridge. Each girder is 80-ft. (24.3 m) long and weighs 76 tons (69 t). What is called a “three-crane lift” joined them together to a total length of 240 ft. (73 m), going from support tower to support tower. Maxim CraneWorks’s, Providence, R.I., facility provided the cranes for this massive project. The company has 35 locations nationwide, covers the entire United States and has one facility in Guam. The cranes being used on this job, according to David White, crane specialist, Maxim CraneWorks, are “Two Manitowocs out of Wisconsin, both Triple 9, 275-ton cranes. The third crane is a Manitowoc 2250, a 300-ton machine.” The girders, bolted together, four across, will fill the 1,850 ft. (563 m) that the deck will span between the two communities of Tiverton and Portsmouth. As they were put into place workers, spectators and commuters — traveling nearby over the parallel rusting, corroded Sakonnet River Bridge that it will replace — got their first glimpse of the new span actually resembling a bridge structure.

Northeast Steel of Portsmouth Underneath the massive beams stood Frank Busher of Portsmouth, who was more than just a fascinated spectator. As he watched the tub girders (U-shaped support steel beams) being lifted and then secured by hundreds of heavy bolts, Busher was pleased. He is the principal, along with partner Bill Nearney, of Northeast Steel, the subcontracted company erecting the steel for Cardi Corporation. “We’ve been in business since 1972,” said Busher, a few days later from his nearby office. “We did the [$610 million] IWAY job [the new Providence, R.I. Highway system]. And, here, every third day, we do a big lift.” The Sakonnet River Bridge presented unusual conditions for the crane operators and crews hired by Northeast Steel to lift the beams, beyond weather conditions. “The thing that is different about this job is the heavy lifts. These are very big girders,” said Busher. “They are ten-and-a-half feet high, fourteen-feet wide. There is a slight curve to them, and that had to be taken into consideration. The center of gravity is off center and the girder wants to roll.” The bridge also is based on the side of huge hills on both sides, so his workers, “Had to plateau the hill, so the hill sat level,” said Busher. He commended the cranes. White added, “These are fabulous machines, perfect for this type of work. They will be used for the remainder of the project and transferred over to the Portsmouth side of the bridge for the next phase, starting in the spring.” Three in, 109 to Go Busher was pleased with the first “three-lift,” which took about an hour. “There are 112 pieces of girders to be bolted together,” he said. “They make up the four main girders. They will be 1,850-feet long from one end to the other. There will be nine spans.” Those 112 beams will forge the decking to support an estimated 40,000 daily commuters and truck drivers who haul their vehicles from southeastern Mass. (the New Bedford/Cape Cod area) over the section of Rte. 24 that goes over the Sakonnet River through Tiverton and Portsmouth into the East Bay and Aquidneck Island section of Rhode Island, all the way to Newport. It is a critical transportation link between the two states and the replacement bridge, adjacent to the old one to its immediate south, is necessary to meet current highway design standards for shoulder width

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and structural capacity. Busher and company saw 26 of the 112 girders come up by truck and the rest by barge up the Sakonnet River. The steel originated from a company called Hirschfeld Steel Industries in North Carolina. Carolina Steel Group LLC of Greensboro, N.C, is fabricating the steel. “This is a very unusual job for us,” said Busher. “We don’t do a bridge like this every day. But, we are a very localized business. People in New York do what we do, but they stay in New York. We stay in Rhode Island. We don’t go all over the country to do steel work.” And this job was literally above them in the same hometown. Other Northeast Projects Busher and Nearney’s company, Northeast Steel, has erected the steel for many well-known projects in the state, including the Route 99 Bridge over the Blackstone River in Lincoln, R.I., and most of the ramps at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center (Providence’s professional athletic arena) highway interchange on Route 95 (part of the new IWAY and the old highway). His company usually runs with just five people in the office, including Nearney’s son Brian, who is the next generation of steel workers. “We are typical steel erectors. We don’t have [a lot] of office personnel, or crane operators or iron workers. We hire out [for the work]. We sometimes have 60 workers, sometimes, 20,” said Busher. “We have a small number of people and do work for about 10 different contractors. But, as I said, we are a very localized business between Providence, Hartford, Connecticut and Boston.”

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The 112 beams being set in place will forge the decking to support an estimated 40,000 daily commuters and truck drivers.

• Added bicycle and pedestrian path, separated from vehicular traffic by safety rails • Replacement bridge alternative minimizes the cumulative impacts to the environment The beams will go up through summer. “I would say we will be finished with this work by August of this year.” said Busher. So far, we are on schedule.” Despite the weather, the bridge may even finish before its anticipated contract completion date of May 2012. Cardi is working quickly. Incentive bonuses for Cardi Corporation — which range in the tens of thousands of dollars daily for shorter work — kept all crews extremely motivated through even the furious snows of January. (This story also can be found on Construction Equipment Guide’s Web site at CEG

A Better Bridge Busher commented that the work is gratifying on many levels as this very deep recession has hurt his firm, along with so many others in the industry. “The building part of our business is way down,” said Busher. “We’ve got a few bridges and a few buildings [going up], but the economy has really affected us.” He is glad for the work and certain that this new bridge will be a tremendous modern marvel and improvement over the old one, which was constructed in 1956 and still must carry cars for another two years, despite massive rusting and corrosion. “The old bridge is in trouble,” said Busher. “It has serious problems due to rust,” exacerbated by extremely harsh New England weather conditions on the ocean. “Everything is bolted today. They don’t do rivets anymore.” The new bridge will have no seams, nothing to crack open by extremes. Haley & Aldrich completed an extensive subsurface exploration program, provided recommendations for design of shallow and deep foundations, designed excavation support systems for construction of multiple bridge structures, and estimated costs for two bridge super structure alternatives. The company also implemented a deep foundation test program. The entire design period was compressed into 21 months to meet a special Federal Garvey funding deadline. According to Haley & Aldrich, their client and commuter benefits include: • Improved public safety and seismic protection • Increased transportation capacity for existing and future traffic volumes

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Faltering Chicago Harbor Lock Gates Get Badly Needed Rehabilitation On average, more than 40,000 vessels, 900,000 passengers, and 200,000 tons of cargo pass through the gates of Chicago’s Harbor Lock each year and the lock itself opens and closes 11,500 times yearly. But the 72-year-old Harbor Lock on Lake Michigan at the mouth of the Chicago River, owned and operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, has been deteriorating for the past 15 years. The lock gates have been leaking, and 10 gate breakdowns have occurred since 1991. Finally, new lock gates are being installed as part of a major overhaul to keep all that traffic moving. According to a 2006 article at, the deterioration of the lock had the city worried about the potential for disrupting recreational and commercial boating, reducing the region’s water supply and threatening downtown Chicago with flooding.

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Iroquois Landing dockside facility in Chicago. The new fabricated gates, with a total weight of 180,000 lbs. (81,646 kg), were loaded up and the barge was towed by tugboat to Navy Pier, a trip of three hours. The lift and installation of the first gate took place on Dec. 2, 2010, and the second gate was set a week later, on Dec. 9. Both procedures went without a hitch. Central’s crane operator, Ken Derry, said that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers was impressed with the crane and the operation. “USACE required that the maximum list of the barge during the gate picks be no more than two percent. The actual list during the pick was 0.00 percent. This number is amazing, considering the weight of the pick and its location on the water almost 90 feet away from the crane.” The barge and crane were to be repositioned to set the final two gates in mid-January.

Crane on a Barge The lock replacement project is being handled by general contactor James McHugh Construction, who hired Central Contractors Service of Chicago, a member of the ALL Erection & Crane Rental Corp. Family of Companies, to provide the lifting power to get the new gates in place. So how do you get a crane to a job site out on the water? Mount it on a barge. Central’s decades of experience in lift planning made it easier to select the proper equipment. They recommended their 300-ton (272 t) capacity Manitowoc 4100W S-3 Ringer crane with a 140-ft. (42.6 m) boom, a total picking radius of approximately 72 ft. (21.9 m), and a capacityenhancing ringer attachment. There were several larger Manitowoc cranes to choose from, but Central felt that the 4100W S-3 Ringer was the most economical and would allow for better distribution of the point loading. What does a ringer attachment do? John Martello, Central Contractors Service general manager, explains, “When a crane must be mounted on a barge, the crane’s load charts are decreased because of the lack of a reverse force; in other words, a barge is floating on water, not set on firm land. The relative instability of a floating platform has negating effect on the load weight able to be picked. Adding a ringer and pedestals to a crane distributes loading over a larger area and can increase the lifting capacity dramatically. The ringer attachment on the 4100W was utilized to better spread the weight of the crane on the surface of the barge. Instead of all the weight of the crane being carried on just two tracks, the weight is distributed to 11 points. This allows point loads to be reduced.”

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Shawmut Equipment is New England’s Dealer for Potain Self Erecting Cranes The Potain self erectors set up quickly, are ideal for confined job sites, and offer strong capacities at a long reach.

New England’s Crane Dealer Since 1957 SALES • RENTALS • PARTS • SERVICE 20 Tolland Turnpike Manchester, CT 06042 (860) 643-4161 Toll Free: (800) 829-4161 Fax: (860) 649-9825

136 Eastman Street South Easton, MA 02375 (508) 238-1900 Toll Free: (877) 526-9213 Fax: (508) 238-1961 3

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LINK-BELT CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT COMPANY 2651 Palumbo Drive | Lexington, Kentucky |





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Alta Equipment Company Battle Creek, MI (269) 965-1269 Byron Center, MI (616) 878-7450 Kentwood, MI (616) 698-2960 Lansing, MI (517) 272-5033 Muskegon, MI (231) 798-8754 Romulus, MI (734) 641-8238 Saginaw, MI (989) 752-9400 Sterling Heights, MI (586) 977-6000 Wixom, MI (248) 449-6700 Wixom, MI (248) 356-5200 Zeeland, MI (616) 748-4108

General Equipment & Supplies

Road Machinery & Supplies

Fargo, ND (800) 437-2924

Virginia, MN (800) 752-4304

Bismarck, ND (701) 223-9700

Grand Rapids, MN (800) 459-5916

Minot, ND (701) 852-0479

Duluth, MN (800) 888-9535

Holt Crane & Equipment

Rudd Equipment Company

San Antonio, TX (877) 275-1520

Louisville, KY (800) 283-7833

Irving, TX (877) 275-1520

Corbin, KY (606) 528-9440

Houston, TX (877) 275-1520

Prestonsburg, KY (606) 874-2104

Savage, MN (952) 895-9595

Evansville, IN (812) 867-6661 Ft. Wayne, IN (260) 482-3681

Columbus Equipment Company Canton, OH (330) 453-4521 Columbus, OH (614) 443-6541 Cadiz, OH (740)942-8871 Cincinnati, OH (513) 771-3922 Dayton, OH (937) 879-3154 Painesville, OH (440) 352-0452 Perrysburg, OH (419) 872-7101 Piketon, OH (740) 289-3757 Richfield, OH (330) 659-6681

Link-Belt Construction Equipment Mid-Atlantic Ashland, VA (800) 552-3837 Chesapeake, VA (800) 342-3248

Indianapolis, IN (317) 247-9125 St. Louis, MO (314) 487-8925 Clearfield, PA (814) 765-8500 Leetsdale, PA (412) 741-1731 Nitro, WV (304) 755-7788

Carlisle, PA (800) 342-3241

McAllister Equipment Co. 12500 South Cicero Ave. Alsip, IL 60803 • (708) 389-7700

Strongs Crane Service & Equipment Co. 5610 Interstate Avenue Billings, MT 59101 (406) 259-8833

Rockford, IL (815) 227-0555

Crane Sales & Service Lincoln, NE (402) 438-7949 Omaha, NE (402) 731-1480 Kansas City, MO (402) 731-1480 Sioux Falls, SD (605) 367-1665

East Peoria, IL (309) 694-4455 Springfield, IL (217) 789-0351

Transport Equipment Sales South Kearny, NJ (973) 589-4100

Villa Park, IL (630) 530-7600

Triad Machinery

Ames, IA (515) 232-8967

Rexco Equipment Inc.

Cedar Rapids, IA (563) 528-1706

Cedar Rapids, IA (319) 393-2820

Coburg, OR (541) 342-7700

Davenport, IA (563) 445-7714

Davenport, IA (563) 381-1200

Prineville, OR (888) 662-2940

Des Moines, IA (515) 986-5701

Des Moines, IA (515) 287-4910

Tacoma, WA (253) 722-5560

Sioux City, IA (402) 494-2110

Gretna, NE (402) 332-5585

Spokane, WA (509) 534-1900


Portland, OR (800) 221-8512

HOFFMAN EQUIPMENT CO. 300 So. Randolphville Rd. at Route 287 Piscataway NJ 08855 800/446-3362 22 Peconic Avenue Medford, NY 631/207-2900 1130 Zerega Avenue Bronx, NY 718/822-1179 Black Horse Pike Williamstown, NJ 856/875-0036 1440 Route 9W Marlboro, NY 12542 845/236-3000 SHAWMUT EQUIPMENT COMPANY 20 Tolland Turnpike Manchester CT 06042 800/829-4161 136 Eastman St. South Easton, MA 02375 877/526-9213 327 King William Rd. St. John, NB Canada E2M 7C9 888/594-8444 CLEVELAND CRANE & SHOVEL SALES INC. 26781 Cannon Road Cleveland, OH 44146 440/439-4749 Toll Free: 800/362-8494 Fax: 440/439-2177 STEPHENSON EQUIPMENT, INC. Philadelphia, PA 800/220-4033 Harrisburg, PA 800/325-6455 Lancaster, PA 877/503-4307 Wilkes-Barre, PA 866/667-6756 Pittsburgh, PA 800/692-7600 Syracuse, NY 800/368-6455 Albany, NY 518/357-2200






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WALTER PAYTON POWER EQUIPMENT LLC 930 W 138th Street 920 S State Road 39 Riverdale IL 60827 Lebanon IN 46052 708/656-7700 765/482-4145 Fax: 708/532-1273 Fax: 765/482-4928 25210 Brest Road 2126 Glenview Drive Taylor MI 48180 Evansville, IN 47720 734/947-9250 812/422-6912 Fax: 734/947-9260 Fax: 812/422-6982




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2009 Link-Belt 218HSL, 180’ Boom, (2) 15’ Tube Jib Exts, 15T Swvl Hkball, 80T 4-Shv Hkblk, A&B Upper & Side Front Ctwts, 5’ Tip Ext., stk5383 ..........................$POR

2008 Link-Belt 298HSL, 270’ Boom, 90’ Jib, A/C, Mitsubishi 365HP, 20T Swvl Hkball, 40T 1-Shv Hkblk, 165T 5-Shv Hkblk with HD Bearings, stk4975 ..................$POR

2003 National 14127, 33 Ton, 127’ Boom, A/C, Internal ATB, Drum Rotating Indicator, Sterling LT9513, 370HP, Pusher Axle, Eaton Fuller Trans, Engine Brake, stk6211 .......... ........................................$179,500

2008 National 14127A, 30’ Boom Ext., Hour Meter, O/R Controls Box, Sterling LT9513 410HP, stk4885...... ..............................................$POR

1993 Link-Belt HSP8018C, 18 Ton, 70’ Boom, ATB, Swivel Ball, Cummins 4BT 3.9 Liter, Rated Capacity Limiter, stk6190 ..$59,500 ..............REDUCED PRICE $55,000

2007 National 13110H, 110’ Boom, 44’ Jib, 22’ SD Flatbed, Ctwt, SFO, Sterling LT9513, Air Shift PTO, 22’ Torsion Box, Rear Removable Boom Rack, stk4287 ......$199,500

2008 Terex RT230-1, 26-43’ Offset Jib, 7T Overhaul Ball, 30T 4-Shv Hkblk, Subheater Assy Kit, 5/8 x 450 Cable Assy, stk4581........$POR

1988 JLG 1250, 12.5 Ton, 66'+25', A2B, Steel Bed, Single Stage Jib, Tool Boxes, Cummins 240HP, TM 8LL Trans, stk5161............$23,900

2008 Link-Belt RTC8065II, 8.5T Swvl Hkball, Aux Lifting Sheave, Diesel Heat & A/C Upper, RCL Light Bar, Winch Roller-2 Drum, Rear Steer Indicator, Pump Disconnect, 2 Winches w/2-Spd, 40T 4-Shv Q/R Hkblk, stk4747 ................$389,500 ............REDUCED PRICE $369,500

2008 Link-Belt RTC8050II, 40T 4-Shv Q/R Hkblk, Aux Lift Sheave, 8.5T Swvl Hkball, 2 Winches w/2-Spd, stk4822 ............$299,900

2009 National 18142, 40 Ton, 2009 Western Star 4900FA, Calibrated for Optional 26’ Jib, Tail Swing Ctwt, 176’ Maximum Vertical Reach, Deluxe Cab, Eaton Fuller RTC-16908LL, stk5243 ..........$POR

2002 Link-Belt HTC8675LB, 75 Ton, LCF2000 Cab, Aux Lifting Sheave, Block, Ball, Detroit 60 Dsl, Jake Brake, All Wheel Steer, stk3205 ............................$299,500


Crane Guide, Spring 2011  
Crane Guide, Spring 2011  

Crane Guide, Spring 2011